FAI CUP : Longford Town Get Athlone Town

The draw for the Extra.ie FAI Cup First Round was made at the Aviva Stadium this evening.

Longford Town have drawn a home tie against midlands rivals and derby team Athlone Town.

The match will be played on the weekend ending August the 11th.

The draw sees Holders Dundalk with an away tie to SSE Airtricity League First Division Cobh Ramblers.

Cork City travel to Cabinteely.

Shamrock Rovers welcome Finn Harps to Tallaght Stadium.

One of three Dublin derbies will see Bohemians entertain First Division leaders Shelbourne.  There are three non-league games.

Longford Town manager Neale Fenn is delighted to get a home draw and is looking forward to the El Classico showdown.

The Longford Town boss joined Kevin McDermott on Sportsbeat to Preview the big cup tie.

Take a listen here:

Extra.ie FAI Cup First Round Draw

UCD v Letterkenny Rovers

Shamrock Rovers v Finn Harps

St. Patrick’s Athletic v Bray Wanderers

Cobh Wanderers v Limerick

Maynooth University Town v Waterford

Lucan United v Killester Donnycarney

Bohemians v Shelbourne

Cabinteely v Cork City

Cobh Ramblers v Dundalk

Crumlin United v Malahide United

Collinstown v Galway United

Longford Town v Athlone Town

Glebe North v Sligo Rovers

Derry City v Wexford

St. Michael’s v Glengad United

Drogheda United v Avondale United

Fixtures to be played the weekend ending Sunday, August 11